Hoxie police, authorities respond to barricaded man at house

Hoxie police, authorities respond to barricaded man at house
Hoxie police and Lawrence County deputies have responded to a barricaded man inside a house on Highway 63B in Hoxie. (Source: Google Maps)

HOXIE, Ark. (KAIT) - Multiple law enforcement agencies went to a home in Hoxie to respond to a man barricaded inside, according to Hoxie Mayor Dennis Coggins.

Hoxie police and Lawrence County deputies went to the home on Highway 63 B around 4:40 p.m. to respond to the scene, Coggins said the man reportedly set a truck on fire and barricaded himself in the home.

Hoxie Police Chief Glen Smith said authorities spoke to the man, who was cited into court for unauthorized burning, by telephone and in person to alleviate the situation.

No arrests were made and no one was injured, Smith said.

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